The following events are taking place nationwide for National Brain Awareness Week March 15th to 21st
Want to get involved in organising your own event?  Simply email  with the details to have it included on our online calendar.

Brain Two Day Conference

Online Event

The BRAIN Two Day Conference will feature a wide range of fantastic speakers from around the globe, who will deliver teaching talks and research presentations in a wide range of neuroscience disciplines. This conference will take place on March 4-5th and be fully online.

Chairs leading the sessions - Dimitri Kullman, Masud Husain, Anne Rosser, David Sharp, Olga Ciccarelli, Mary Reilly, Peter Goadsby, Paul Fletcher, Annette Schrag and Nick Wood.

Music, Dementia and Positive Ageing

Online Event

Live streamed event showcasing research on positive ageing and dementia through the medium of music.

Register for this March 15th (7pm) FREE event HERE

The event has been organised by the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, in association with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Ageing Research Centre and TIMBRE, and is funded by the Irish Research Council.

Continuing care for neurological conditions in partnership with your GP

Online Event

Monday March 15th @ 7pm via Zoom

FREE online event with Dr. Mary Kearney - a GP from Co. Wicklow with a particular interest in Headache and Migraine.

Dr. Kearney will explain how your GP can support you in living with your neurological condition and insights into how referrals work between GP and consultants

Brought to you by MS Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and Migraine Ireland

For more details on how to register click HERE

Virtual Bake For Brain Injury with ABI Ireland

Online Event

Bake for Brain Injury 

Get ready to raise some dough to support the work of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and help bake the world a better place!

We are asking all our amazing supporters to get involved and celebrate our brain injury survivors. You can do this by holding a virtual bake during Brain Awareness Week.

Full details on how to get involved and set up your own virtual event, can be found HERE

BRAIN HEALTH: Online Webinar Series

Online Events

Throughout March – May 2021, Dementia Research Network Ireland will host a free online webinar series on the topic of Brain Health. These webinars are designed for a public audience.

Read more about the topics that will be covered HERE 

View dates and sign up for a webinar for FREE HERE 

NAI Online Launch for Brain Awareness Week 2021

Online Event

National Brain Awareness Week 2021 takes place from March 15th to 21st and the theme is 'Promoting Access to Services' for people with neurological conditions.

SAVE THE DATE: To kick start the week NAI will be hosting an online launch event on Monday March 15th 2021. Registration is now open HERE

Emotional Literacy - How to navigate anxiety, sadness and change

Online Event

Tuesday March 16th @ 7pm via Zoom

FREE online event with Dr. Brian McClean -  a Principal Clinical Psychologist with Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

This seminar will investigate emotional intelligence; focusing on knowing your mind and aim to equip you with vital skills to better manage your emotional wellbeing at times of crisis and challenge.

Brought to you by MS Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and Migraine Ireland 

A Synaesthesia Concert for Brain Awareness Week

Online Event

Maynooth University Psychology department and FENS organisation invite you to a synaesthesia concert for Brain Awareness Week

Tuesday, March 16th @ 7pm

Click HERE for more details and to register for this FREE event 

Brain Food - Healthy eating habits in Chronic Neurological Conditions

Online Event

Wednesday March 17th  (pre-recorded and available throughout the day) 

With Caoimhe Kenny, Clinical Dietician

Caoimhe will be speaking on how developing healthy eating habits and following a healthy diet can help you while living with a neurological condition.

Brought to you by MS Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and Migraine Ireland

For more info on how to register click HERE

Sabina Brennan: Beating Brain Fog

Online Event

Chartered Health Psychologist and Neuroscientist, Dr. Sabina Brennan leads the seminar on how to best look after your brain.

She focuses on how to avoid 'brain fog' in order to allow you maximise your output in your day-to-day lifestyle. 

For more info on how to register, click HERE 

Epilepsy Ireland & Helium Arts Workshop for Children with Epilepsy

Online Event

Epilepsy Ireland have teamed up with Helium Arts to offer this online art workshop to children with epilepsy.

The event is limited to children with epilepsy aged 6-12, living in Limerick, Clare or Tipperary. Places are limited to 14 in order to best accommodate the online environment and to ensure that each child has the most fun possible!

Register by March 10th for this free event by contacting Veronica Bon at 

Dr. Aine Carroll - Integrated Care in MS Webinar

Online Event

Thursday, March 18th  @ 6pm via Zoom

To mark Brain Awareness Week, MS Ireland will host a webinar on Integrated Care in MS with Dr. Aine Carroll.  Registration is required. Register HERE

If you have any questions send to Aoife Kirwan:

If you can’t make the webinar, don’t worry! The session will be recorded and shared on after the live event.



Use It To Improve It- The Benefits of Physical Activity in Neurological Conditions

Online Event

Epilepsy Ireland, Migraine Ireland, MS Ireland, and Acquired Brain Injury Ireland have teamed up to offer seminars led by experts in psychology, mental health and physical therapy.

Led by Chartered Physiotherapist and Practice Tutor in University of Limerick, Alison Holmes. 

Alison will be speaking about the importance of staying active while living with a neurological condition and how this can help day to day life.

For more info on how to register, click HERE

Network Changes in Polio Survivors

Online Event

Friday 19th March at 11am

Presentation: Network Changes in Polio Survivors, with Dr Amina Coffey, Neurology Research Registrar

For more information, please contact

Polio Survivors BAW 2021

Webinar: Self-Empowerment and Self-Care Strategies

Online Event

Life Coach Eileen Hopkins and Finola Colgan, Mental Health Ireland conduct a joint seminar on balancing neurological conditions with your overall health. 

They will focus on managing mental health while living with a neurological condition and the importance of learning to self-manage your condition to improve everyday life. 

Brought to you by Epilepsy Ireland, Migraine Ireland, MS Ireland and Acquired Brain Injury Ireland. 

For more info about this event, click HERE

Music Consciousness: How visual are we compared to Synaesthetes?

Online Event

Presented by TU Dublin and FENS Organisation

A musical journey through our senses and emotions from Dr. Svetlana Rudenko and the RTE ConTempo Quartet - and much more

Saturday, March 20th @ 6pm 

Click HERE for more info and to register for this FREE event 

Leonard Cheshire Virtual Conference

Online Event

Leading disability charity will stage a virtual conference on March 25th 2021 to explore needs and develop models of service provision for people living with an alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI) in Ireland.

This conference will bring together top clinicians, health professionals, policymakers and organisations in Ireland working across a wide range of fields such as addiction, mental health, neurorehabilitation and homelessness.

ARBI: Recovery and Rehabilitation in the Community

Online Event

Alcohol Related Brain Injury (ARBI) Recovery and Rehabilitation on the Community

March 25th 2021 (10am to 3pm)

For more information, please contact Paul Martin at